LRC Reports

Attachment of Debts Act (1978)

Keywords: attachment; debtor; creditor; debt; remedy; garnishment; court; order; enforcement; judgment; prejudgment; pre-judgment; postjudgment; post-judgment; accruing; due; Attachment of Debts Act; exemption; payment; bank account; fund; jurisdiction; writ

The Attachment of Debts Act provided a remedy for creditors whereby execution proceedings could be taken against a certain type of asset: namely the right to receive payment of money. This project examined the Act in detail and made a number of recommendations aimed at rationalizing and improving its operation.

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